Purdue University - ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR POSITION IN THE SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in the following two broad areas:
operations research methodology intersecting with reinforcement learning, machine learning, statistical and/or computational aspects of data science, and parallel/distributed computing;
theory and applications of interdependent complex systems, including critical infrastructures, cyber-physical systems, innovation ecosystems, service operations systems and network science.
New faculty members will become part of a vibrant community of scholars who are committed to Rethinking IE and helping guide the profession to impact societal grand challenges of the 21st century. The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University is making significant investments in advancing the frontiers of next generation information engineering and data analytics, systems science, cognition and decision-making, and manufacturing of products and services.
The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 10th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.
Applications must be submitted electronically via this site https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/21784/ including a complete (1) curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least four references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University, the College of Engineering and the School of Industrial Engineeringare committedto free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
The School of Industrial Engineeringis committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering, operations research, other engineering discipline, computer science, statistics, or a related discipline and demonstrate potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidates will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels.
The School of Industrial Engineering, which is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering, is ranked 6th for graduate programs and #3 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.